Optician - Full-Time - Private Practice - Ramsey, NJ

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Georgina Battipaglia
Ramsey, NJ
Private practice
Based on experience

Optician Employment Description Summary

We are looking for an optician to help our patients choose and adjust their new prescription eyeglasses. Applicants should have a combination of frame and product knowledge and experience working with different face shapes and prescriptions. Our ideal applicant is self-motivated, compassionate, and has some familiarity with the basics of ophthalmology and optometry. Applicants must also have experience with contact lenses.

Optician Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interpret and fill prescriptions from the providing doctor
  • Assist patients to pick out a suitable frame that suits their style, face, and prescription
  • Determine distance PD, near PD, and appropriate seg height
  • Adjust and fix existing frames for patients
  • Prepare, submit, and track work orders with our optical laboratory
  • Maintain inventory of frames
  • Maintain records of patient prescriptions, work orders, and payments
  • Educate patients on contact lens pricing and applicable rebates, order contact lenses and maintain appropriate records regarding contact lenses
  • Educate patients on the proper insertion and removal of contact lenses
  • Perform administrative duties such as answering phone calls, making patient appointments, maintaining patient files

Optician Requirements and Qualifications

  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability and desire to work as a team

We look forward to speaking with you! Apply today through Eyes On Eyecare®️!